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Students take to the street to demand immigration reform

Fresno State students are holding their government accountable for reforming the country’s immigration system. The university’s Social Work Student Association (SWSA) led a march in Reedley on Saturday, where more than 50 people called for immigration reform that includes permanent ...

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Support for DACA grows

By Lisa Mascaro and Noah Bierman – Tribune Washington Bureau California State University Chancellor Timothy White released a statement recently encouraging eligible students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, to submit a renewal application before Oct. 5. On Sept. ...

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Mayor Lee Brand’s first nine months on the job

Nine months into his term, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand gave an update on some of his 2016 mayoral campaign promises, and weighed in on the national issue of immigration. In his office at Fresno City Hall on Sept. 7, Brand ...

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The Better Business Bureau offers DACA recipients tips for seeking legal advice

The Better Business Bureau, a company that provides the public with ratings on trustworthy businesses, is offering advice to recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program who may be seeking legal advice about immigration and their DACA status. ...

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Reverend offers immigration reform policy during campus speech

The Rev. Robin Hoover told a Fresno State audience on March 30 that a more humane and economically integrated immigration policy lies in granting visas that would help immigrants move freely in the country. Hoover spoke on the “Report from ...

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ICE recruiting plans at Save Mart Center job fair draw scrutiny on social media

On Wednesday, recruiters from the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency are scheduled to take part in a job fair at the Save Mart Center. The plans drew scrutiny Tuesday night on social media as some expressed concerns, even after Fresno ...

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Stereotype Perpetuation

    The new administration and its current policies aimed at illegal immigrants hailing from Mexico are perplexing and unwarranted.     Money spent on policing the roundup of so many people and the preposterous building of the border wall could be ...

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CSU Chancellor says school system will not abide US deportation efforts

The following is an open letter to the faculty, staff and students of the California State University system from CSU Chancellor Dr. Timothy White. I write to provide assurance that we will continue to make every effort to provide a ...

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Immigration and farm worker’s rights discussed at campus forum

Arturo Rodriguez, president of United Farm Workers of America, was the keynote speaker at the Lets Talk #Immigration Student Forum Thursday night which gathered a crowd of more than 50 people. He was accompanied by a panel of experts, including ...

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With liberty and Obama for all

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Orange County congresswoman speaks on campus

Advocating greater representation of Latinas in public office Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Anaheim) spoke in Fresno State’s Education Building Tuesday about her 18-year-career as a congresswoman. “I’m excited this year because California has seven Latinas running for Congress,” Sanchez said. “That’s ...

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Immigration addressed at symposium

Immigration was the topic of discussion at the 2013 Roger Tatarian Journalism Symposium. The event took place at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union on Wednesday. The event was cosponsored by the Department of Mass Communications and Journalism, as well as ...

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Center to help undocumented students opens near Fresno State

The Secretary of Homeland Security released on June 15 that undocumented peoples who came to the United States as children and meet specific qualifications could apply for deferred action, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

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Letter to the Editor, 4/13/12

To the editor: Growing up I always found it hilarious that my father was considered an “alien” according to his Green Card. It was just sort of a joke until recently when I started opening my eyes to the reality of labels and their effect on society.

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Undocumented Borderlands featured at the Conley Art Gallery

Consuelo Jiménez Underwood’s gallery, “Undocumented Borderlands” will be on display until September 30 at the Conley Art Gallery. “Undocumented Borderlands” is Jiménez Underwood’s reflection of her personal border experiences. The gallery is open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm.

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Art with a message

Politics and art are two subjects that are often discussed amongst people. Some artists choose to use politics as a means to find inspiration. By using art, they convey the importance of political issues. One such artist, Consuelo Underwood, uses art to discuss an important political issue: immigration.

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International students adapt to Fresno

For much of the freshmen class, college life is just another level of academic experience after high school, but for international freshmen it means being far away from home, experiencing new cultures, new social relationships and a new academic system.

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Memo from Dr. Welty on DREAM Act

A number of faculty and staff on campus have asked how they might be supportive of the federal DREAM Act, which may be addressed by Congress this month. I suggest those interested immediately send a fax or call members of our Central Valley congressional delegation and ask them to support the DREAM Act and make it a reality.

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